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Staff Accountant

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Bread for the City
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Washington, DC
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Published 28 days ago

Mission:

The mission of Bread for the City (BFC) is to help Washington, DC residents living with low income to develop the power to determine the future of their own communities. We provide food, clothing, medical care, and legal and social services to reduce the burden of poverty. We seek justice through community organizing and public advocacy. We work to uproot racism, a major cause of poverty. We are committed to treating our clients with the dignity and respect that all people deserve.

Position Profile:

The Staff Accountant is to ensure that day-to-day accounting operations are running smoothly by obtaining knowledge of Bread for the City’s activities from program staff and to assist the Chief Financial Officer with carrying out accounting functions. 

Essential Responsibilities: 

  • Review general ledger accounts and prepare adjusting journal entries; 
  • Perform account analysis and Balance Sheet accounts reconciliations;
  • Responsible for staff reimbursement requests;
  • Assist in preparation and distribution of quarterly department reports 
  • Assist in month end, year end and annual audit preparation; 
  • Produce attractive, organized, and accurate documents using MS Word MS Excel;
  • Prepare monthly bank and credit reconciliations;
  • Complete assigned projects independently and efficiently as they arise
  • Other duties deemed necessary by the Chief Financial Officer. 

Requirements: 

  • Bachelor’s Degree in Accounting or Finance; 
  • Minimum of 5 years of experience in accounting with thorough understanding of A/P, A/R and G/L;
  • Experience in non-profit accounting a plus;
  • Strong computer skills including experience with Financial Edge a plus and proficiency in Excel and MS Word;
  • Familiarity with Google Organization & Productivity Tools (Gmail, Google Docs, Calendar) and/or ability to learn new technology systems;
  • Creative problem solving skills;
  • Excellent project management skills;
  • Good oral and written communication skills;
  • Strong interpersonal skills with ability to work and interact well with individuals (staff and volunteers) from a variety of socioeconomic backgrounds in a culturally diverse environment;
  • Willingness to learn and carry out Bread for the City’s commitments to social justice and racial equity.

Bread for the City is an equal opportunity employer and does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, religion, sex, pregnancy, natural origin, ancestry, age, marital status, sexual orientation, family responsibility, physical or mental disability, medical condition, status as a veteran, or any other category protected by applicable federal, state, or local law, except where a bona fide occupational qualification applies.

Mission:

The mission of Bread for the City (BFC) is to help Washington, DC residents living with low income to develop the power to determine the future of their own communities. We provide food, clothing, medical care, and legal and social…

Details at a Glance

  • Time Commitment
    Full Time Schedule
  • Start Date
    July 1, 2021
  • Education
    4-Year Degree Required
  • Professional Level
    Professional

Salary

$55,000 - $65,000

Benefits

https://breadforthecity.org/work-with-us/

https://breadforthecity.org/work-with-us/

Location

On-site
1525 7th St NW, Washington, DC 20001, USA

How to Apply

You must complete an application through Bread for the City’s ADP portal. Click here to review available openings and click on "Staff Accountant" position. Then select "apply" at the top right hand corner to register for a login and apply for the position. Please upload a resume and cover letter that speaks to your interest and qualifications through this online application process. Your application will not be considered complete unless it includes a cover letter. Only those candidates selected for interviews will be contacted. No phone calls. 


You must complete an application through Bread for the City’s ADP portal. Click here to review available openings and click on "Staff Accountant" position. Then select "apply" at the…

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